Date | Leader | Topic | Handouts |
---|---|---|---|

September 15 | Tom Davis | Counting and Pascal’s Triangle | |

September 22 | David Auckly | Triangles take flight | |

September 29 | Tatiana Shubin | Chromatic Numbers and More | doc |

October 06 | Meets at Stanford: Terence Tao |
The Cosmic Distance Ladder | |

October 14 | BAMA at SCU: Michael Starbird | Geometric Gems | pdf (back), pdf (front) |

October 20 | Joshua Zucker | Breaking Integer Sticks | |

October 27 | David Farmer | The Divisor Function | |

November 03 | Bill Gosper | Pictures Worth Minus One Thousand Words | notes, Click Algebra Lesson at the now bogus Google page |

November 10 | BAMA at SJSU: Francis Su | Voting in Agreeable Societies | pdf (front), pdf (back) |

November 17 | Tom Davis, Tatiana Shubin, and guests | A Russian-Style Math Circle | hw, hw sol, class, class sol |

November 24 | Break | Thanksgiving Break | |

December 01 | Yul Inn | Using Induction and Parity to Solve Graph Problems | |

December 08 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzed | Quadratic Reciprocity | notes |

December 15 | BAMA at SCU: Roger Nelsen | Math Icons: An Exploration of Images | pdf (front and back) |

December 22 | Break | Winter break | |

December 29 | Break | Winter break | |

January 05 | Dan Goldston | Adding up Infinite Sums and Multiplying Infinite Products | |

January 12 | Joshua Zucker | Circle of Differences | |

January 19 | BAMA at SJSU: Kevin S. McCurley | The Mathematics of Inequality | |

January 26 | Tatiana Shubin | Geometric Combinatorics: Putnam Exam and Beyond | |

February 02 | Joshua Zucker | Arithmetic in Non-Base Representations | |

February 09 | Meets at Stanford: Shing-Tung Yau |
The Shape of Inner Space. String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe ‘ s Hidden Dimensions | |

February 16 | Paul Zeitz | BAMO Prep | |

February 22 | BAMA at SJSU: BAMO | BAMO | |

February 23 | BAMA at SCU: Ivars Peterson | The Jungles of Randomness | pdf (back and front) |

March 02 | Tom Davis and/or Tatiana Shubin | BAMO Aftermath | |

March 09 | Brian Conrey | Gaussian Integers | |

March 16 | BAMA at SJSU: Jim Tanton | Partitions, Weird Languages, Dots and Dashes, and a few more of my Favourite Mathematical Things | pdf (front and back) |

March 23 | Tom Davis | Inversion in a Circle | |

March 30 | Tom Davis, Tatiana Shubin and guests | A Russian-style math circle | hw, Problems-and-soluntions |

April 06 | Lilia Tsalenko | Mathematical Induction | Math Induction problems |

April 13 | Steve Blasberg | Review of the 2011 AIME | Pression from last week (pdf) |

April 20 | Dan Goldston | Multiplicative Functions | Pression problems from 4/13 (pdf), Multiplicative Functions |

April 20 | Meets at Stanford: Manjul Bhargava |
Linguistics, Poetry, and Mathematics | |

April 27 | Zvezdelina Stankova | Plane Geometry | Plane Geometry problems (pdf), Presession problems from 4/20 (pdf) |

May 04 | David Farmer | Square-Root Cancellation | Presession problems from 4/27 |

May 11 | TBD | Pizza and Puzzle Party | Presession problems from May 11, Pression problems from May 4 |